This is a picture I did not take of you and me, fighting the last world war in our little room at 3rd floor.
When we pay attention to how people give and receive love, it allows us to make the people around us feel truly loved and seen, and cared about.
There can never be a new beginning, without you.
If she was going to take her body back, I was going to take mine back too.
I thank You, God, for I am so undeserving to attain this overwhelming affection.
Instant gratification is also fleeting in nature. So, it makes you happy right now, but not in the long run.
About a month ago, the texts started pouring in, telling me that I had a twin walking around Long Island. A girl that looked just like me, down to the floral tattoos across my arms.
Taurus: You master your twenties by figuring out who you are outside of the relationships you have.
The trouble with long distance relationships is you spend more time planning a get together than actually being together.
i cannot stand the brush of a hand in accidental touch i move and arch away from the contact of a stranger i am a shadow of evasion and a dervish of space and room the lines of my world…
I’m sorry that I keep saying sorry.
Stop waiting for what’s next. Spend less time thinking and planning, and more time doing and feeling. Stop doubting yourself. Stop second guessing. Just act. Don’t overthink everything. Take risks.
I just want to formally thank every company or employer who uses LinkedIn Easy Apply and doesn’t require a cover letter because you people are literal saints.
Never, ever underestimate how powerful you are. Having a big heart is your strength.
I chose you because you make me want to better myself.
Damn, RadioShack, I didn’t know you had it in you.
Love your planet. Love one another. Love yourself.
You clearly don’t deserve someone like her. She gave you all her time and attention, and what did you do? You blew her off time and time again, without even thinking what would happen.
You’re working for money? Why aren’t you just following your passion?
You remind your friends to bring a jacket when it’s cold.
Whaaaaat? She’s 5 minutes away!! WHAT A RUSH.
I will always be here no matter what.
If I get too focused on creating for others, then doubt will overcome my creativity, and I will find myself unable to make anything.
Want to up your dating game? Make a PowerPoint.
The problem with eating disorders isn’t the lack of food, which many might argue is one of the worst and most obvious symptoms, but the utter desolation that plants itself inside the soul.
Stop being afraid. Do things that scare you.
I guess I’m not like other girls.
Find the guy who is going to want to make you be a better woman.
This morning, I posted a selfie. With the occasional glance at my like count, I continued to untangle my headphones and settle down for some good ol’ procrastinating.
You were never mine. There’s you and there’s me, but never ‘you and me.’
Hey, remember that time when you weren’t exhausted? Me neither.
Because being yourself is enough.
You’re constantly referencing to old fights, even if you’ve since resolved these problems.
The only way to change that was to challenge myself to get out of my comfort zone. So I called in my boyfriend, Chad, to hold me accountable.
You were an unattainable frat boy–
I was an invisible, quiet girl.
If millennials want to become the most tolerant, open-hearted generation in human history, it starts with taking the right mental posture towards people and ideas we disagree with.
Perfection is lame AF. Not only is it lame, but perfection is cliche. Perfection is un-original. Perfection is not funny, and not interesting. It’s overdone, boring, and mean. A virtual reality enhancement on snap-chat designed to make our cheekbones look more defined.
What we have is an energy. Not a unique one I might add, since we never reach exclusivity. Again, therein lies the comfort. Solely energy. Rawness and honesty. No future, only a past and for me, a procrastination of our present.
These are literally the best of the worst dating stories you will ever read.
Being relevant is not about being the first, smartest, or quickest person in the room. Being relevant is displaying true grit — and leading with purpose and compassion.
Thank you for teaching me the value of being alone.
Psalms 55:22. Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.
Emotional abuse isn’t one where you’ll see marks or bruises anywhere but on the inside forever shaping and altering the person forever. It’s the unkind words. It’s the verbal threats. It’s the screaming and yelling and fighting.
Text me when you get here, so I know when to get down on my knees.
You’re going to fall for this person and you’re going to wonder how someone didn’t see their value. But you count your blessings for it because then you wouldn’t even have met them in the first place if someone else didn’t lack judgment.
When we stop fighting to be worth it, to be seen or to be loved, we realize love has been fighting for us the whole time.
Another day, another fashion brand that has to apologize from some stupid-ass design that’s actually 100 percent offensive.
She needs a man who is comfortable enough to allow her to pursue her dreams and is not threatened by the accolades or attention she may receive from pursuing these dreams.
So let it go, and let it break, let it shatter into pieces on the floor, don’t bend to pick them up, and I’ll do the same
And I know that deciphering you, peeling off your countless layers and tearing down every last one of the masks you wear, will take me an eternity